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by MichelleD
Wed Oct 20, 2004 1:38 pm
Forum: Ideas - Kindergarten
Topic: # 3 - Leaf
Replies: 43
Views: 39161

Two nice books to go along with L-l-leaf!

Two nice books to go along with L-l-leaf! One is Leaves! Leaves! Leaves! It gives lots of information but in the context of a mother and son bear who take nature walks. Nice! It's by Nancy Elizabeth Wallace and the artwork is bright. We got lots of ideas for "leaf pictures" from L ook What I Did Wit...
by MichelleD
Mon Sep 20, 2004 12:12 pm
Forum: Ideas - Kindergarten
Topic: # 1 - Sun
Replies: 63
Views: 65608

I wanted to add another great book we just read for information on the sun: Sun Up, Sun Down by Gail Gibbons. Bright, colorful and nice simple text. There is a "factoid" on the very back page (not really part of the story) that claims the sun is 5 billion years old. I just didn't read that part. ;-)...
by MichelleD
Sat Sep 04, 2004 8:20 am
Forum: Other Subjects Archive
Topic: Foreign Language - Rosetta Stone age to begin? Tips for younger users
Replies: 56
Views: 24609

Rosetta Stone

I've used this for several years. I begin at about age 6 but don't activate the features that show the words written until my children are reading well. You don't go terribly quickly when they are as young as 6 or 7, but that's OK with me, we aren't racing. :-) Before age 6 I've had good luck with e...
by MichelleD
Mon Aug 23, 2004 8:38 am
Forum: Other Subjects Archive
Topic: Nature Walks - Different locations and styles
Replies: 49
Views: 20801

Re: We live in a city neighborhood

Nature walks are my very favorite part of homeschool, although I let pressures of "getting everything done" prevent us from doing this much last year. :( I am so grateful for the reminders and scheduling-in of time for nature study that MFW provides! I live in a town, not a city, but I do understand...
by MichelleD
Fri Aug 20, 2004 10:49 am
Forum: Ideas - Exploring Countries and Cultures
Topic: General Ideas for ECC
Replies: 163
Views: 113169

Sticker book for use with ECC

I was browsing around at Walmart and found the neatest sticker book. It's called First Learning Sticker Activity: World, put out by Priddy Books. It was $5 at my local Walmart, over by the coloring books. There were also series for letters, numbers, colors, and shapes. But this one has over 100 stic...